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Cannot activate my windows7 beta copy (error 0xC004e003)  

Hi everyone,i downloaded the beta version,got a key from microsoft website and installed windows beta yesterday, validation was successfull as well, then yesterday evening suddenly i ve been asked to activate again but i kept having this error, background goes black and i keep receiving... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

I found this site named GetWin7.com. Seems Legit, is it  

I found this site named GetWin7.com. It seems to have a pretty good amount of download links, and I heard they are adding more today? Download seems to be going fast, about 50% done with my download. Maybe some of you should check it out... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Installing both 32 and 64 bit  

I'd like to play with both versions, is there a way I can partition my hard drive and install both systems on each partition and run them? Thanks. Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Is Windows 7 really that different  

I am certain that i am not the only one to hold this view, but i do feel in the minority. In my humble opinion, Windows 7 is nothing more than Windows Vista with more pieces of flair. One can make the case that Vista, while lacking flair, is not any less of an OS. The added features... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Wmp 12  

I just launche media player 12 and can't find a way to have the mini player on the taskbar. Is that no longer a feature. If so, WHY? Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

3 problems !  

hi everyone. i got the windows 7 build 7000 from microsoft and i activated it and everything is just OK except 3 things..1- the fantastic start logo that appears before the welcome screen suddenly dissapeard.. so what i get now is the boot screen with the moving little bar and then the... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Dual screen monitor setup...  

I was happy to see that when I installed windows 7 it automatically recognized my dual monitor setup - I could move things monitor to monitor, they were not just "cloned" My pet peave though is I can't change the wall paper on each monitor seperatly, I must use the same one for both of... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

first impressions  

before i start, let me say that i have never used Vista. in fact, i have never even seen a computer running Vista. i love my XP. it's old enough and stable enough that it can be hacked and customized to a very great extent, and i have it set up to look and work exactly... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Will Microsoft regularly release updates to Windows 7 Beta   

Just wondering If MS will periodically release bug fixes and updates to Windows 7 Beta via Windows Update, throughout the months ahead ? Jordan Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Splash screen orb  

Im not a fan of the squarish orb in Win7..I really like the round orb in Vista Ultimate...something about really appeals to me darco Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

System Restore Size  

I know Vista uses 15% of HD by default for system restore and there is no simple access to change it. I haven.t been able to find out anything about Windows 7 is it much the same?Joe Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

My first Windows 7 feedback (DPI Scaling experience)  

Hi All, I just want to share with you my first feedback about windows 7 (Build 7000) and see if you have the same issue : ... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Disappearing Gadgets  

One thing I've noticed and don't care for, if you haven't tried this, add gadgets to your desktop and then right click the desktop and go to "View" and uncheck "Show Desktop Items" your gadgets are hidden also. I think the there should be an option to keep the gadgets on the desktop or... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Low Hard Drive Experience Score  

I have a 250GB SATA 3GB/s Western Digital HD with 2 partitions, one of 30GB for 7 and the rest for my XP install. I have used HD tune to verify data transfer rates in the mid 75MB/s area at all times and yet, on the experience rating in Windows 7, it lists the HD experience as a lowly 2. Is this a... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Edit Windows Explorer Properties  

How do you edit Windows Explorer properties? I was reading Tim Sneath's Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

windows mail  

Hi ,where can i find "windows mail" Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Edit Windows Explorer Properties  

How do you edit Windows Explorer properties? I was reading Tim Sneath's Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

secondary master IDE HDD + slave IDE DVD-RW = problem  

Hello.I tried to configure a PC with W7 like this:c:\|d:\ SATAII HDD (two partitions)e:\ IDE HDDf:\ IDE DVD-RW I couldn't. Or could I? I did it but... albeit showing all the drives in the esplorer tree I couldn't explore the... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

IE8's new security  

http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/ie8_security.asp Well, I think this will make IE8 even more secure, so this is very good. Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

64 bit w7 will not capture video via 1394 firewire  

Hi All,Anyone experienced the same problem in that, prior to upgrade to w7 64 bit from vista 64 where all home video captured via firewire was fine.I had previously updated all drivers regards the audigy sound/firewire card, (previously found the... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Problem with Libraries  

In Vista, it was possible to change the location of My Documents, My Music etc. by adjusting the properties of those special folders, and pointing them to an alternate location. I could change the location of My Music by selecting the Location tab under Properties, and define a new folder. Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Gadgest on top of IE  

hi, this is my first post here so i'll be brief.I like the gadgest very much, but I have a problem, is there a way to have the gadgest always on top but when i browse IE to stop near then so that i can see the whole page? Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Vista SP1 or XP SP3  

So guys, which do you prefer? I prefer Windows Vista SP1, as SP1 has made Vista even faster and more reliable, and from day 1, Vista has been more secure than Windows XP. Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Changing taskbar color (No Aero)  

I ran a few searches and couldn't find any threads about this, but my graphics hardware does not support Aero, while I'm a bit upset about that, I can deal with it, what I would like to do, though, is change the color of the taskbar and window frames that 7 uses when Aero is not supported. Any... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Registery Errors according to CCleaner  

i'm noticing a lot of Registry errors according to CCleaner. i'm guessing Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

taskbar not sickey  

Hi,I have a wide screen laptop so I usually dock my task bar on the right hand sidde o the screen. When I reboot windows 7 the task bar reverts to it's default location at the bottom of the screen. Am I doing something wrong or is this just one of the Beta things?thanks Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

7 things or more that Eye Love 'bout it-Or a tale of rekindelled Love.  

Where to start, the beginning,the best place usually. Luve---The Quick install--25 minutes. Luve---The Boot screen. Luve---The Fast boot--50 seconds--including sign-in. Luve---The Taskbar--and it's lock and pop-up abilities. Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Explorer creates a copy by default  

Hello.I'm copying my old files into my new disk and W7 explorer doesn't prompt me to choose to replace, create a copy or skip existing files... It creates a copy (filename - copy.ext) by default.How can I change this? Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Question about the beta  

On windows vista ultimate they have a program called dreamscene and since the beta for windows 7 is automatic the ultimate version, is there a dreamscene available for it? Because I never got the chance to try it since I have vista home premium. Thanks alot for your time and hope to hear from... Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012

Beta Keys  

Hi just had Activation icon appear.Dont have Beta Key Where can i get one?? Continue Reading
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Friday 5th of October 2012